The demanding situations and alterations that ensue whilst religions stream from one cultural context to a different current precise possibilities for interreligious discussion. In new cultural environments religions are usually not in basic terms propelled to go into into discussion with the normal or dominant faith of a specific tradition; religions also are invited to go into into discussion with each other approximately cultural adjustments. during this quantity, students from diversified non secular traditions speak about a few of the sorts of discussion that experience emerged from the method of acculturation. whereas the phenomenon of non secular acculturation has ordinarily excited about Western religions in non-Western contexts, this quantity offers predominantly with the acculturation within the usa. It therefore bargains a clean examine the phenomenon of acculturation whereas additionally lifting up a frequently implicit or overlooked size of interreligious discussion.
“In a global turning into more and more pluralistic, culturally and religiously, this e-book offers a beneficiant meeting of top students addressing the invariable want for powerful and enduring interreligious and intercultural discussion. This e-book is a wealthy source for college kids and students . . . either within the academy and in numerous non secular circles.”
—Marinus C. Iwuchukwu, Duquesne University
“This fourth quantity in Cornille’s notable sequence on interreligious discussion demonstrates the level to which non secular identification is not just conditioned through cultural realities, yet how quite often it really is self-consciously conscious of them. This dating . . . drives the reader to interrogate the main uncomplicated different types we use and reify regardless of the plentiful ancient and modern facts of cultural swap, variation, and development in identity.”
—John N. Sheveland, Gonzaga University
“Timely and informative, this publication discusses interreligious discussion within the contexts of the hunt for cultural identification, assimilation and acculturation, and non secular pluralism within the usa. Written by means of specialists within the box, [it] is efficacious for either students and normal readers. I hugely suggest it.”
—Kwok Pui-lan, Episcopal Divinity School
Catherine Cornille is Professor of Comparative Theology at Boston collage. She is writer of The Im-Possibility of Interreligious discussion (2008) and handling editor of the sequence Christian Commentaries on Non-Christian Sacred Texts. She is editor of tune Divine (2006), Many Mansions? (2002), and A common religion? (1992).
Stephanie Corigliano is a doctoral candidate in Comparative Theology at Boston collage, operating within the region of Hindu-Christian dialogue.